March 16, 2021
I sure hope I get to have a dog when they put me in a home. Here's a recommendation on what kind of dog to have. Our random phrase is about fiddles, and the question is about what we think is worth waiting for. Someday I'll h...
March 15, 2021
Wise people suggest that getting a dog is good for you in retirement. Hell, I think they're good for you all the time. But if you get one, don't let them bark up the wrong tree. And. . .I have a prediction for 10 years down...
March 14, 2021
I love success stories. Today we read about a husband and wife team that are making it in the remodeling business. Good for them. And have you lost faith in humankind? Is humankind worth having any faith in it?
March 12, 2021
Franklin Roosevelt demonstrated the power of speaking into a microphone with a compelling and compassionate message. Maybe that's where I got the idea for this podcast. . . . And we revisit my latest stupid act with electroni...
March 11, 2021
So, we seem to be having a national discussion about the benefits and risks of changing our clocks twice each year, and I, for one, and glad we are, so I read a little about it. And we answer a question about an app I'd like...
March 09, 2021
Why does a grown (and presumably mature) man take the time to curate material and talk about it into a microphone every day? Well, here are my reasons. Your mileage may vary. And. . .my favorite sing-a-longs.
March 08, 2021
Leonid Vorobyev is the Russian musician that founded the Chicago cover band Lenoid and Friends. I have a little of his backstory. Find him on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5ZsXiIFlrWrbOCM6rEDKQ . Question 98:...
March 07, 2021
Homework for life will give you a different way to see the every-day events of your life. I recommend it. And we revist nostalgic bands.
March 06, 2021
Matthew is a story teller, and, in many other ways, an extraordinary soul. He inspires me. Dave was my freshman-year college roommate and fraternity brother. He inspired me in other ways.
March 05, 2021
I have two comments on yesterday's episode, and we talk about the CDC's recommendations on how to prepare for the 2021 Zombie Apocolypse.
March 04, 2021
OK, I love this story from my local newspaper. An eight-year-old boy gets his dad to help him with woodworking crafts, and his mom helps him with retail sales, and it works! He's got sales. And he rolls his profits into he...
February 28, 2021
Final thoughts on the Huffpost article on putting more energy in your morning routine, and we answer a question about eating food that is past it's "expiration date."
February 27, 2021
Let's begin where we left off yesterday and look at two more of the seven things this article in Huffpost recommends we do in the morning to give us more energy. Plus, the Pulitzer Prize won by the Huffington Post. Today's ...
February 26, 2021
This is a daily podcast, so I though it appropriate to address an activity we do every day: we get out of bed! (Well, I do on most days, and I'm thankful for that.) Today I read two of the seven things this article in Huffpos...
February 25, 2021
A story of pioneer survival in brutally harsh cicumstances. I have been forever fascinated by this early account of the american migration to the west. Makes COVID-19 look like a walk in the park.
February 24, 2021
I'm fascinated by lakes and rivers, railroads, bridges, and repurposing outdated infrastucture. There's something happening in northeast Georgia that piques my interest on all accounts.
February 22, 2021
Elizabeth Hopper at ThoughtCo.com asks whether it is better to be introverted or extroverted. I ask, does it matter? I mean, I don't think we get to choose. Let's just accept what we are and go with it.